The WRHS annually offers two scholarships for undergraduate college students majoring in horticulture and/or or allied fields. These scholarships represent one aspect of our society’s mission: education about herbs and plant sciences related to the sustainability of our earth.

Undergraduate scholarships for the year 2020-2021.

The deadline to apply is February 28, 2020.

Frances Sylvia Zverina Horticulture Scholarship

$10,000 Award

 

The Frances Sylvia Zverina Scholarship is offered to college students enrolled in an accredited college/university within the state of Ohio.

 

Erica Dulka is the 2018 winner of the Zverina Scholarship Award.  Erica graduated from Hiram College that year.  She currently works for Davey Resource Group (DRG) and is working on the restoration team which is focusing on native trees, shrubs and perennials. Erica is also working on a research project where they are testing seed mixes of native plants for the purpose of controlling soil erosion along Ohio’s roadsides.
 

 

Francis Sylvia Zverina Application

 

Western Reserve Herb Society Horticulture Scholarship

$7,000 Award

 

The Western Reserve Society Scholarship is offered to college students enrolled in an accredited college/university within the United States.

 Rachel Navarro, our 2018-2019 winner, earned an associate degree at Ohlone Community College, California and enrolled in the University of California at Davis in the fall, 2018.  She is a senior this year majoring in Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems with a minor in Spanish.  Rachel hopes to work in agriculture policy and projects that help the farm workers in California learn sustainable methods of farming.  She is devoted to developing healthy, safe food systems in California and the world.

 

                                 

 

Western Reserve Herb Society Application

 

 

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